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Carinated bowl fragments

Ware type: redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: carinated Rim type: everted Base: rounded Surface Condition: worn on interior and exterior Vessel Condition: seven total fragments; about 40% complete Decoration: Other: found in a box with 14-3-53 on shelf CC, section 6, 0A02 Basement South.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4720 A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

14.1466

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels